10 days in Africa Itinerary

10 days in Africa Itinerary

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1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Camp's Bay Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Twelve Apostles and Abseil Africa. When in Cape Town, make a side trip to see First South African Perfume Museum in Franschhoek, approximately Franschhoek away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Signal Hill, hike along Platteklip Gorge, and steep yourself in history at Groot Constantia.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary builder.

Boston, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 7 hours. When traveling from Boston in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Cape Town, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

First South African Perfume Museum
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First South African Perfume Museum ©
First South African Perfume Museum
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

2
nights
Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads, stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, and then stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Garden Route National Park, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay trip planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape Town, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Plettenberg Bay, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

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